Emergency department visits related to opioid overdoses up significantly during COVID-19 pandemic

Emergency department visit rates because of an opioid overdose increased by 28.5% across the U.S. in 2020, compared to 2018 and 2019, recent Mayo Clinic research finds. Emergency visits overall decreased by 14% last year, while visits because of an opioid overdose increased by 10.5%. The result: Opioid overdoses were responsible for 0.32 out of… Read More »


Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I hope you’re enjoying the week so far. I’m here with the girls, enjoying the cooler weather, and looking forward to some adventures later today. For today’s post, I’m popping in with a little WIAW aka What I Ate Wednesday (on a Tuesday). Keeping things wiiiiild. 😉 I’ve been… Read More »